The pool deck surrounds the pool. It is your seating area. It is your entertaining area. And it is the border between the pool and the backyard. If the decking is problematic, it can be repaired where needed or all of it can be removed and replaced.
A concrete pool deck can be standard [gray] concrete, colored concrete, or colored and stamped concrete.
If the concrete deck is in good shape with exception of a few cracks, then repairs can be made. Concrete will crack…it does. These cracks can be tuck-pointed, prepped, cleaned, and then filled-in. The crack filler can either be cement-based or caulk-based.
If the concrete deck is in good shape with the exception of a few spots that are severely cracked, settled, sunken, raised, loose, hollow, deteriorating, deteriorated, or otherwise defective, then just those compromised sections of the deck can be removed and replaced.
We can also caulk the expansion joint between the pool and the deck around the entire perimeter of the pool to prevent the potential for damage.
If a lot of – and certainly the majority of – the concrete deck is in bad shape, then it can be totally removed and replaced. This is often referred to as “tear-out and re-pour” of the concrete. The new concrete deck can extended. You can never have too much concrete around a pool. And the new concrete deck can be re-poured as either standard [gray] concrete, colored concrete, or colored and stamped concrete. We do seal all of our new concrete decks at no additional charge.
And, when the entire deck is going to be removed and replaced, it does not have to be replaced with concrete. It can also be replaced with landscape-based decking materials. Some options include bricks, pavers, flagstone, or other natural stones.
The coping transitions the top of the pool wall to the pool deck. If it’s in the budget, if the entire deck is going to be removed and replaced, this is a good opportunity to remove and replace (update) the coping too.
This is your chance…
If you are removing and replacing your entire pool deck, this is the time to upgrade the plumbing schematics and pipe sizes. This would also be the time to upgrade the pump and filter. You can engineer your pool with properly-sized equipment, correct plumbing schematics and properly-sized plumbing pipes. Then you will better be able to keep your pool water clean and clear with less chemicals and better energy-efficiency. And your pool will be a much safer pool too.
Contact Expert Pool Work, Inc. at 402-341-8132 or email@example.com to discuss your pool deck or submit a short form to schedule free onsite consultation.